Rongchao Jin

Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Office: Mellon Institute 543
Phone: (412) 268-9448
Fax: (412) 268-1061


Recent Publications

  1. “Kinetically Controlled, High-Yield Synthesis of Au25 Clusters”, Zhu, M.; Lanni, E.; Garg, N.; Bier, M. E.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1138.
  2. “Correlating the Crystal Structure of A Thiol-Protected Au25 Cluster and Optical Properties”, Zhu, M.; Aikens, C. M.; Hollander, F. J.; Schatz, G. C.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 5883.
  3. “Super Robust Nanoparticles for Biology and Biomedicine”, Jin, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6750.
  4. “One-Pot Synthesis of Robust Core/Shell Gold Nanoparticles”, Dong, H.; Zhu, M.; Yoon, J. A.; Gao, J.; Jin, R.; Matyjaszewski, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12852.
  5. “Conversion of Anionic [Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18]- Cluster to Charge Neutral Cluster via Air Oxidation”, Zhu, M.; Eckenhoff, W. T.; Pintauer, T.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 14221.
  6. “One-Pot Synthesis of Atomically Monodisperse, Thiol-Functionalized Au25 Nanoclusters.” Wu, Z.; Suhan, J.; Jin, R. J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 622.
  7. “Facile, Large Scale Synthesis of Dodecanethiol Stabilized Au38 Clusters.” Qian, H.; Zhu, M.; Andersen, U. N.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 4281–4284.
  8. “Reversible Switching of Magnetism in Thiolate-Protected Au25 Superatoms.” Zhu, M.; Aikens, C. M.; Hendrich, M. P.; Gupta, R.; Qian, H.; Schatz, G. C.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 2490–2492.
  9. “Probing the Structure and Charge State of Glutathione-Capped Au25(SG)18 Clusters by NMR and Mass Spectrometry”, Wu, Z.; Gayathri, C.; Gil, R.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6535–6042.
  10. (Book chapter) Jin, R. Chapter 2, Synthesis and Optical Properties of Anisotropic Silver Nanocrystals: Shape and Size Matters, in Functional Nanomaterials: A Chemistry and Engineering Perspective, S. Chen & W. Li (Eds), USTC Press, Hefei, China, 2009.
  11. “Thiolate-Capped Au20 Clusters with a Large Energy Gap of 2.1 eV.” Zhu, M.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7220–7021.
  12. “Stability of the Two Au−S Binding Modes in Au25(SG)18 Nanoclusters Probed by NMR and Optical Spectroscopy”, Wu, Z.; Jin, R. ACS Nano 2009, 3, 2036–2042.
  13. “Controlling Nanoparticles with Atomic Precision: The Case of Au144(SCH2CH2Ph)60”, Qian, H.; Jin, R. Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 4083–4087.
  14. “Conversion of Polydisperse Au Nanoparticles into Monodisperse Au25 Nanorods and Nanospheres”, Qian, H.; Zhu, M.; Lanni, E.; Zhu, Y.; Bier, M. E.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 17599–17603.
  15. “Size-Focusing Synthesis, Optical and Electrochemical Properties of Monodisperse Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 Nanoclusters”, Qian, H.; Zhu, Y.; Jin, R. ACS Nano 2009, 3, 3795–3803.
  16. “High Yield, Large Scale Synthesis of Thiolate-Protected Ag7 Clusters”, Wu, Z.; Lanni, E.; Chen, W.; Bier, M. E.; Ly, D.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 16672–16674.
  17. (Review) “Quantum-Sized Thiolate Protected Gold Nanoclusters”, Jin, R. Nanoscale 2010, 2, 343-362.
  18. "Thiolate-Protected Aun Nanoclusters as Catalysts for Selective Oxidation and Hydrogenation Processes", Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Zhu, M.; Jin, R. Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 1915–1920.
  19. “Atomically Precise Au25(SR)18 Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenation of α, β-Unsaturated Ketones and Aldehydes” Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Drake, B. A.; Jin, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 1295–1298.
  20. "Nanoparticle Clusters Light Up in SERS", Jin, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2826-2829.
  21. "Exploring stereoselectivity of Au25 nanoparticle catalyst for hydrogenation of cyclic ketone", Zhu, Y.; Wu, Z.; Gayathri, G. C.; Qian, H.; Gil, R. R.; Jin, R. Journal of Catalysis 2010, 271, 155–160 (as a Priority Communication).
  22. "Thiolate-Protected Au24(SC2H4Ph)20 Nanoclusters: Superatoms or Not?" Zhu, M.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 1003–1007.
  23. "Isolation of Ubiquitous Au40(SR)24 Clusters from the 8 kDa Gold Clusters", Qian, H.; Zhu, Y.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4583–4585.
  24. "A Universal Approach for the Synthesis of Noble Metal Nanodendrites and Their Catalytic Properties", Mohanty, A.; Garg, N.; Jin, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4962–4966.
  25. "The Role of Bromide Ions in Seeding Growth of Au Nanorods", Garg, N.; Scholl, C.; Mohanty, A.; Jin, R. Langmuir 2010, 26, 10271–10276.
  26. "Sequential Observation of AgnS4- (1≤ n ≤ 7) Gas Phase Clusters in MS/MS and Prediction of their Structures", Wu, Z.; Jiang, D.-E.; Lanni, E.; Bier, M.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 1423-1427.
  27. "Site-Specific and Size-Dependent Bonding of Compositionally Precise Gold−Thiolate Nanoparticles from X-ray Spectroscopy", MacDonald, M. A.; Zhang, P.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 1821–1825.
  28. "Total Structure Determination of Thiolate-Protected Au38 Nanoparticles", Qian, H.; Eckenhoff, W. T.; Zhu, Y.; Pintauer, T.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 8280–8281.
  29. "An Atomic-Level Strategy for Unraveling Gold Nanocatalysis from the Perspective of Aun(SR)m Nanoclusters", Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 11455–11462.
  30. "On the Ligand's Role in the Fluorescence of Gold Nanoclusters", Wu, Z.; Jin, R. Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 2568–2573.
  31. "One-Pot Synthesis of Au25(SG)18, 2 nm and 4 nm Gold Nanoparticles and Comparison of Their Size-Dependent Properties", Wu, Z.; Chen, J.; Jin, R. Adv. Func. Mater. 2011, 21, 177–183.
  32. "Size Focusing: A Methodology for Synthesizing Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters", Jin, R.; Qian, H.; Wu, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Zhu, M.; Mohanty, A.; Garg, N. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 2903–2910.
  33. "Robust gold nanoparticles stabilized by trithiol for application in chemiresistive sensors", Garg, N.; Mohanty, A.; Lazarus, N.; Schultz, L.; Rozzi, T. R.; Santhanam, S.; Weiss, L.; Snyder, J. L.; Fedder, G. K.; Jin, R. Nanotechnology 2010, 21, 405501.
  34. "Ultrafast Relaxation Dynamics of [Au25(SR)18]q Nanoclusters: Effects of Charge State", Qian, H.; Sfeir, M. Y.; Jin, R J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 19935-19940.
  35. "Solution-Phase Structure and Bonding of Au38(SR)24 Nanoclusters from X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy", MacDonald, M.; Zhang, P.; Chen, N.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 115, 65–69.
  36. "Quantum Sized Gold Nanoclusters: Bridging the Gap between Organometallics and Nanocrystals", Jin, R.; Zhu, Y.; Qian, H. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6584–6593.
  37. "Doping 25-Atom and 38-Atom Gold Nanoclusters with Pd", Qian, H.; Barry, E.; Zhu, Y.; Jin, R. Acta. Phys. Chim. Sin. 2011, 27, 513–519.
  38. "Unexpected Reactivity of Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18 Nanoclusters with Salts", Zhu, M.; Chan, G.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. Nanoscale 2011, 3, 1703–1707.
  39. “Catalysis Opportunities of Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters”, Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 6793–6799.
  40. “Ultrafast Relaxation Dynamics of Rod-Shaped 25-Atom Gold Nanoclusters”, Sfeir, M. Y.; Qian, H.; Nobusada, K.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. 2011, 115, 6200–6207.
  41. “Ambient Synthesis of Au144(SR)60 Nanoclusters in Methanol”, Qian, H.; Jin, R. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 2209–2217.
  42. “Atomically Precise Nanoparticles: A New Frontier in Nanoscience”, Jin, R.; Qian, H.; Zhu, Y.; Das, A. J. Nanosci. Lett. 2011, 1, 72–86.
  43. “Comparison of the Catalytic Properties of 25-Atom Gold Nanospheres and Nanorods”, Zhu, Y.; Qian, H.; Das, A.; Jin, R. Chin. J. Catal. 2011, 32, 1145–1150.
  44. “Determination of Nanoparticle Size Distribution Together with Density or Molecular Weight by 2D Analytical Ultracentrifugation”, Carney, R. P.; Kim, J. Y.; Qian, H. F.; Jin, R.; Mehenni, H.;  Stellacci, F.; Bakr, O. M. Nat. Commun. 2011, 2, 335–342.
  45. “Kinetic Control and Thermodynamic Selection in the Synthesis of Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters”, Wu, Z.; MacDonald, M.; Chen, J.; Zhang, P.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9670–9673.
  46. “The Structure and Bonding of Au25(SR)18 Nanoclusters from EXAFS: The Interplay of Metallic and Molecular Behavior,” MacDonald, M.; Cheverie, D.; Zhang, P.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 15282–15287.
  47. “Electron Transfer between Au25(SC2H4Ph)18-TOA+ Nanoclusters and Oxoammonium Cations”,  Liu, Z.; Zhu, M.; Meng, X.; Xu, G.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 2104–2109.
  48. “Chiral Au25 Nanospheres and Nanorods: Synthesis and Insight into the Origin of Chirality”, Zhu, M.; Qian, H.; Meng, X.; Jin, S.; Wu, Z.; Jin, R. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 3963–3969.
  49. “Wavelength Dependence of the Fluorescence Quenching Efficiency of Nearby Dyes by Gold Nanoclusters and Nanoparticles: The Roles of Spectral Overlap and Particle Size”, Chowdhury, S.; Wu, Z.; Jaquins-Gerstl, A.; Liu, S.; Dembska, A.; Armitage, B. A.; Jin, R.; Peteanu, L. A. J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 20105–20112.
  50. “Synthesis and Electrospray Mass Spectrometry Determination of Thiolated Au55(SR)31 Nanoclusters”, Qian, H.; Jin, R. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 11462–11464.
  51. “Crystal Structures of Au2 Complex and Au25 Nanocluster and Mechanistic Insight into the Conversion of Polydisperse Nanoparticles into Monodisperse Au25 Nanoclusters”, Qian, H.; Eckenhoff, W. T.; Bier, M. E.; Pintauer, T.; Jin, R. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 10735–10739.
  52. “Chirality of Gold Nanoclusters Probed by NMR Spectroscopy”, Qian, H.; Zhu, M.; Gayathri, C.; Gil, R. R.; Jin, R. ACS Nano 2011, 5, 8935–8942.
  53. “Temperature-Dependent Optical Absorption Properties of Monolayer-Protected Au25 and Au38 Clusters”, Devadas, M. S.; Bairu, S.; Qian, H.; Sinn, E.; Jin, R.; Ramakrishna, G. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 2752–2758.
  54. “The Observation of Gaseous Gold Superions Induced from Monodispersed Nanoparticles”, Wu Z.; Jin, R. Chem. Eur J. 2011, 17, 13966–13970.
  55. “Atomically Precise Gold Nanocrystal Molecules with Surface Plasmon Resonance”, Qian, H.; Zhu, Y.; Jin, R. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2012, 109, 696–700.
  56. “The Impacts of Nanotechnology on Catalysis by Precious Metal Nanoparticles”, Jin, R. Nanotechnology Reviews 2012, 1, 31–56.
  57. “Ligand Control in Thiol Stabilized Au38 Clusters”, Stellwagen, D.; Weber, A.; Bovenkamp, L. G.; Jin, R.; Bitter, H.; Kumar, C. S. S. R. RSC Advances 2012, 2, 2276–2283.
  58. “Well-defined Nanoclusters as Fluorescent Nanosensor: A case study on Au25(SG)18”, Wu, Z.; Wang, M.; Yang, J.; Zheng, X.; Cai, W.; Meng, G.; Qian, H.; Wang, H.; Jin, R. Small. 2012, 8, 2028–2035.
  59. “Controlled Reduction for Size Selective Synthesis of Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanoclusters Aun (n=20, 24, 39, 40)”, Meng, X.; Liu, Z.; Zhu, M.; Jin, R. Nanoscale Research Letters2012, 7, 277–283.
  60. “Quantum Sized Gold Nanoclusters with Atomic Precision”, Qian, H.; Zhu, M.; Wu, Z.; Jin, R. Acc. Chem. Res. 2012, 45, 1470–1479.
  61. “Controlled Growth of Molecularly Pure Au25(SR)18 and Au38(SR)24 Nanoclusters from the Same Polydispersed Crude Product”, Qian, H.; Liu, C.; Jin, R. Sci. China-Chem. 2012, 55, 2359–2365.
  62. “CO oxidation catalyzed by oxide-supported Au25(SR)18 nanoclusters and identification of perimeter sites as active centers”, Nie, X.; Qian, H.; Ge, Q.; Xu, H.; Jin, R. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 6014–6022.
  63. “Experimental and Computational Investigation of Au25 Clusters and CO2: A Unique Interaction and Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity”, Kauffman, D. R.; Alfonso, D.; Matranga, C.; Qian, H.;  Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10237–10243.
  64. “Water-Soluble Au25(Capt)18 Nanoclusters: Synthesis, Thermal Stability, and Optical Properties”,  Kumar, S.; Jin, R. Nanoscale 2012, 4, 4222–4227.
  65. “Evolution of Nonlinear Optical Properties: From Gold Atomic Clusters to Plasmonic Nanocrystals”, Philip, R.; Chantharasupawong, P.; Qian, H.; Jin, R.; Thomas, J. Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 4661–4667.
  66. “Monoplatinum Doping of Gold Nanoclusters and Catalytic Application”, Qian, H.; Jiang, D.-e.; Li, G.; Gayathri, C.; Das, A.; Gil, R. R.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16159–16162. (Featured in JACS Spotlights)
  67. “On the Optical Absorption Properties of Quantum-sized Gold Nanoclusters”, Kumar, S.; Jin, R. J. Nanosci. Lett. 2012, 3, 22–26.
  68. “Gold Nanocluster-catalyzed Selective Oxidation of Sulfide to Sulfoxide”, Li, G.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. Nanoscale 2012, 4, 6714–6717.
  69. “Stabilizing Gold Clusters by Heterostructured Transition-metal oxide-mesoporous Silica Supports for Enhanced Catalytic Activities for CO Oxidation”, Ma, G.; Binder, A.; Chi, M.; Liu, C.; Jin, R.; Jiang, D.-e.; Fan, J.; Dai, S. Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 11413–11415.
  70. “Au25 Nanocluster-catalyzed Ullmann-type Homocoupling Reaction of Aryl Iodides”, Li, G.; Liu, C.; Lei, Y.; Jin, R. Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 12005–12007.
  71. “Dopant Location, Local Structure, and Electronic Properties of Au24Pt(SR)18 Nanoclusters,” Christensen, S. L.; MacDonald, M. A.; Chatt, A.; Zhang, P.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C  2012, 116, 26932–26937.
  72. “Sensitivity of Structural and Electronic Properties of Gold-Thiolate Nanoclusters to the Atomic Composition: A Comparative X-ray Study of Au19(SR)13 and Au25(SR)18”, Chevrier, D. M.; MacDonald, M. A.; Chatt, A.; Zhang, P.; Wu, Z. K.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 25137–25142.
  73. “Total Structure and Electronic Properties of the Gold Nanocrystal Au36(SR)24”, Zeng, C.; Qian, H.; Li, T.; Li, G.; Rosi, N. L.; Yoon, B.; Barnett, R. N.; Whetten, R. L.; Landman, U.; Jin, R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 13114–13118.
  74. “Total Structure and Optical Properties of a Phosphine/Thiolate-Protected Au24 Nanocluster”, Das, A.; Li, T.; Nobusada, K.; Zeng, Q.; Rosi, N. L.; Jin, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20286–20289.
  75. “Photomediated Oxidation of Atomically Precise Au25(SC2H4Ph)18- Nanoclusters”, Kauffman, D. R.; Alfonso, D.; Matranga, C.; Li, G.; Jin, R. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 195–202.
  76. “Atomic Level Alloying and De-alloying in Doped Gold Nanoparticles”, Gottlieb, E.; Qian, H.; Jin, R. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 4238–4243.
  77. “Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters as New Model Catalysts”, Li, G. and Jin, R. Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 1749–1758.
  78. “CeO2-supported Au38(SR)24 nanocluster catalyst for CO oxidation: A comparison of ligands-on and -off catalysts” Nie, X.; Zeng, C.; Ma, X.; Qian, H.; Ge, Q.; Xu, H.; Jin, R. Nanoscale 2013, 5, 5912–5918.
  79. “A Quantum Alloy: the Ligand-Protected Au22Ag3(SR)18 Cluster”, Douglas R. Kauffman, Dominic Alfonso, Christopher Matranga, Huifeng Qian, and Rongchao Jin, J. Phys. Chem. C2013, 117, 7914–7923.
  80. “Toward Understanding the Growth Mechanism of Aun(SR)m Nanoclusters: Effect of Solvent on Cluster Size”, Chao Liu, Gao Li, Guangsheng Pang, and Rongchao Jin, RSC Advances 2013, 3, 9778–9784.
  81. “Catalysis by Gold Nanoparticles: Carbon−Carbon Coupling Reactions”, Gao Li and Rongchao Jin, Nanotech. Rev. 2013, 2, 529-545.
  82. “Oxide-Supported Atomically Precise Gold Nanocluster for Catalyzing Sonogashira Cross-Coupling”, Gao Li, De-en Jiang, Chao Liu, Changlin Yu, and Rongchao Jin, J. Catal. 2013, 306, 177–183.
  83. “One-Pot Synthesis of Phenylmethanethiolate-Protected Au20(SR)16 and Au24(SR)20 Nanoclusters and Insight into Kinetic Control”, Xiuyi Zhu, Shenshen Jin, Shuxin Wang, Xiangming Meng, Changwei Zhu, Manzhou Zhu, and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Asian J. 2013, 8, 2739–2745.
  84. “Thiol Ligand-Induced Transformation of Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 to Au36(SPh-t-Bu)24”, Chenjie Zeng, Chunyan Liu, Yong Pei, Rongchao Jin, ACS Nano 2013, 7, 6138–6145.
  85. “Chiral Structure of Thiolate-Protected 28-Gold-Atom Nanocluster Determined by X-ray Crystallography”, Zeng, Chenjie; Li, Tao; Das, Anindita; Rosi, Nathaniel; Jin, Rongchao, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10011–10013.
  86. “Ultrasmall metal nanoclusters for bio-related applications”, Tan, X.; Jin, R. WIREs Nanomed. Nanobiotechnol. 2013, 5, 569–581.
  87. “Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation System Using a Nickel-Thiolate Hexameric Cluster”, Husain N. Kagalwala, Eric Gottlieb, Gao Li, Tao Li, Rongchao Jin, and Stefan Bernhard. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 9094–9101.
  88. “Synthesis of Exclusive Au11(PPh3)8Br3 against the Cl Analogue and the Electronic Interaction between Cluster Metal Core and Surface Ligands”, Zhikun Wu and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 12259–12263.
  89. “Stable Au25(SR)18/TiO2 Composite Nanostructure with Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity”, Changlin Yu, Gao Li, Santosh Kumar, Hideya Kawasaki, and Rongchao Jin. J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2013, 4, 2847–2852.
  90. “Phase Transformation Synthesis of Novel Ag2O/Ag2CO3 Heterostructures with High Visible Light Efficiency in Photocatalytic Degradation of Pollutants”, Changlin Yu, Gao Li, Santosh Kumar, Kai Yang, and Rongchao Jin. Adv. Mater., 2013, 26, 892–898.
  91. “Chiral 38-Gold-Atom Nanoclusters: Synthesis and Chiroptical Properties”, Qian Xu, Santosh Kumar, Shenshen Jin, Huifeng Qian, Manzhou Zhu, Rongchao Jin. Small 2013, 10, 1008–1014.
  92. “Unique Bonding Properties of the Au36(SR)24 Nanocluster with FCC-Like Core”, Daniel M. Chevrier, Amares Chatt, Peng Zhang, Chenjie Zeng, and Rongchao Jin. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2013, 4, 3186–3191.
  93. “Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Solvation Dynamics of Thiolate-Protected Au20(SR)16 Clusters Studied by Ultrafast Measurement”, M. Zhou, S. Vdović, S. Long, M. Zhu, L. Yan, Y. Wang, Y. Niu, X. Wang, Q. Guo, R. Jin, and A. Xia. J. Phys. Chem. A 2013, 117, 10294–10303.
  94. “Synthesis of a Au44(SR)28 nanocluster: structure prediction and evolution from Au28(SR)20, Au36(SR)24 to Au44(SR)28”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Gao Li and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 55–57.
  95. “Nonsuperatomic [Au23(SC6H11)16]- Nanocluster Featuring Bipyramidal Au15 Kernel and Trimeric Au3(SR)4 Motif”, Anindita Das, Tao Li, Katsuyuki Nobusada, Chenjie Zeng, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18264–18267.
  96. “A 200-fold Quantum Yield Boost in the Photoluminescence of Silver-Doped AgxAu25-x Nanoclusters: The 13th Silver Atom Matters”, Shuxin Wang, Xiangming Meng, Anindita Das, Tao Li, Yongbo Song, Tiantian Cao, Xiuyi Zhu, Manzhou Zhu, Rongchao Jin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2376–2380.
  97. “Doping and alloying in atomically precise gold nanoparticles”, Rongchao Jin and Katsuyuki Nobusada. Nano Res. 2014, 7, 285–300.
  98. “Thermally Robust Au99(SPh)42 Nanoclusters for Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzaldehyde Derivatives in Water”, Gao Li, Chenjie Zeng, Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3673–3679.
  99. “Synthesis of Ultrasmall Platinum Nanoparticles and Structural Relaxation”, Chao Liu; Gao Li; Guangsheng Pang; Rongchao Jin. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 2014, 423, 123–128.
  100. “Cyclopentanethiolato-protected Au36(SC5H9)24 Nanocluster: Crystal Structure and Implications for the Steric and Electronic Effects of Ligand”, Das, Anindita; Liu, Chong; Zeng, Chenjie; Li, Gao; Li, Tao; Rosi, Nathaniel; Jin, Rongchao. J Phys Chem. A 2014, 118, 8264–8269.
  101. “Magic Size Au64(S-c-C6H11)32 Nanocluster Protected by Cyclohexanethiolate”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Gao Li, and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 2635–2641.
  102. “Generation of Singlet Oxygen by Photoexcited Au25(SR)18 Clusters”, Kawasaki, Hideya; Kumar, Santosh; Li, Gao; Zeng, Chenjie; Kauffman, Douglas; Yoshimoto, Junya; Iwasaki, Yasuhiko; Jin, Rongchao. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 2777–2788.
  103. “Crystal Structure and Electronic Properties of a Thiolate-Protected Au24 Nanocluster”, Anindita Das, Tao Li, Gao Li, Katsuyuki Nobusada, Chenjie Zeng, Nathaniel L. Rosi and Rongchao Jin. Nanoscale 2014, 6, 6458–6462.
  104. “Thiolate Ligands as a Double-Edged Sword for CO Oxidation on CeO2 Supported Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18 Nanoclusters”, Z. Wu, D.-e. Jiang, A. K. P. Mann, D. R. Mullins, Z.-A. Qiao, L. F. Allard, C. Zeng, R. Jin, and S. H. Overbury. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6111–6122.
  105. “Probing active site chemistry with differently charged Au25q nanoclusters (q = 1, 0, +1)”, Douglas R. Kauffman, Dominic Alfonso, Christopher Matranga, Paul Ohodnicki, Xingyi Deng, Rajan C. Siva, Chenjie Zeng, and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3151–3157.
  106. “Size Dependence of Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters in Chemoselective Hydrogenation and Active Site Structure”, Gao Li, De-en Jiang, Santosh Kumar, Yuxiang Chen, and Rongchao Jin. ACS Catal. 2014, 4, 2463–2469.
  107. “Gold Nanocluster-Catalyzed Semihydrogenation: A Unique Activation Pathway for Terminal Alkynes”, Gao Li and Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11347–11354.
  108. “Gold-Thiolate Ring as a Protecting Motif in the Au20(SR)16 Nanocluster and Implications”, Chenjie Zeng, Chong Liu, Yuxiang Chen, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11922–11925.
  109. “Temperature-Dependent Photoluminescence of Structurally-Precise Quantum-Confined Au25(SC8H9)18 and Au38(SC12H25)24 Metal Nanoparticles”, Green, T. D.; Yi, C. Y.; Zeng, C.; Jin, R.; McGill, S.; Knappenberger, K. L., Jr. J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, 118, 10611–10621.
  110. “Role of Au4 Units on the Electronic and Bonding Properties of Au28(SR)20 Nanoclusters from X-ray Spectroscopy”, Daniel M. Chevrier, Chenjie Zeng, Rongchao Jin, Amares Chatt, and Peng Zhang. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 1217–1223.
  111. “Atomically Precise Metal Nanoclusters: Stable Sizes and Optical Properties”, Rongchao Jin, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 1549–1565.
  112. “Structural patterns at all scales in a nonmetallic chiral Au133(SR)52 nanoparticle”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Kristin Kirschbaum, Kannatassen Appavoo, Matthew Y. Sfeir, and Rongchao Jin. Science Advances, 2015, 1, e1500045.
  113. “Structure Determination of [Au18(SR)14]”, Anindita Das, Chong Liu, Hee Young Byun, Shuo Zhao, Nathaniel L. Rosi, Rongchao Jin, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 3140–3144.
  114. “Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Nitrobenzaldehyde to Nitrobenzyl Alcohol with Unsupported Au Nanorod Catalysts in Water”, Gao Li, Chenjie Zeng, and Rongchao Jin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 11143–11147.
  115. “Observation of Body-Centered Cubic Gold Nanocluster”, Chao Liu, Tao Li, Gao Li, Katsuyuki Nobusada, Chenjie Zeng, Guangsheng Pang, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9826–9829.
  116. “Tuning the magic size of atomically precise gold nanoclusters via isomeric methylbenzenethiols”, Yuxiang Chen, Chenjie Zeng, Douglas R. Kauffman and Rongchao Jin. Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 3603–3609.
  117. “Efficient Electrochemical CO2 Conversion Powered by Renewable Energy”, Douglas R. Kauffman, Jay Thakkar, Rajan Siva, Christopher Matranga, Paul R. Ohodnicki, Chenjie Zeng, and Rongchao Jin. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 15626–15632.
  118. Chen, Y.; Li, G.; Qian, Q.; Jin, R. Catalysis by Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters (Chapter 8). In "Catalysis by Materials with Well-defined structures" (Z. Wu and S. H. Overbury, Eds.), Elsevier, 2015.
  119. “Transformation Chemistry of Gold Nanoclusters: From One Stable Size to Another”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Anindita Das, and Rongchao Jin. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 2976–2986.
  120. “Tri-icosahedral Gold Nanocluster [Au37(PPh3)10(SC2H4Ph)10X2]+: Linear Assembly of Icosahedral Building Blocks”, Renxi Jin, § Chong Liu, Shuo Zhao, Anindita Das, Hongzhu  Xing, Chakicherla Gayathri, Yan Xing, Nathaniel L. Rosi, Roberto R. Gil, and Rongchao Jin. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 8530–8536.
  121. “Cu2+ induced formation of Au44(SC2H4Ph)32 and its high catalytic activity for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol at low temperature”, Man-Bo Li, Shi-Kai Tian, Zhikun Wu and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 4433–4436.
  122. “Crystal Structure of Barrel-shaped Chiral Au130(p-MBT)50 Nanocluster”, Yuxiang Chen, Chenjie Zeng, Chong Liu, Kristin Kirschbaum, Chakicherla Gayathri, Roberto R. Gil, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 10076–10079.
  123. “Gold Tetrahedra Coil up: Kekulé-like and Double Helical Superstructures”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Chong Liu, Katsuyuki Nobusada, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin, Science Advances, 2015, 1, e1500425.
  124. “Structural isomerism in gold nanoparticles revealed by X-ray crystallography”, S Tian, YZ Li, MB Li, J Yuan, J Yang, Z Wu, R Jin, Nature Communications 2015, 6, 8667.
  125. “Experimental and Mechanistic Understanding of C=O Hydrogenation Using Au25 Nanoclusters with Lewis-Acids: Unique Sites for Catalytic Reactions”, Li, Gao; Abroshan, Hadi; Chen, Yuxiang; Jin, Rongchao; Kim, Hyung. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015, 137, 14295–14304.
  126. “Integrating plasmonic Au nanorods with dendritic like α-Bi2O3/Bi2O2CO3 heterostructures for superior visible-light-driven photocatalysis”, Changlin Yu, Wanqin Zhou, Lihua Zhu, Gao Li, Kai Yang, Rongchao Jin. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2016, 184, 1–11.
  127. “Molecular Mechanism on the Activation of Au25(SCH2CH2Ph)18 Nanoclusters by Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids for Catalysis”, Hadi Abroshan, Gao Li, Jizhi Lin, Hyung J. Kim, and Rongchao Jin, J. Catal. 2016, 337, 72–79.
  128. “Atomic Level Tuning of the Catalytic Properties: Doping Effects of 25-Atom Bimetallic Nanoclusters on Styrene Oxidation”, Li, Gao; Jin, Rongchao. Catal. Today 2016, 278, 187–191.
  129. “Mild activation of CeO2-supported gold nanoclusters and insight into the catalytic behavior in CO oxidation”, Weili Li, Qingjie Ge, Xiangang Ma, Yuxiang Chen, Manzhou Zhu, Hengyong Xu, Rongchao Jin, Nanoscale 2016, 8, 2378–2385.
  130. “Isomerism in Au28(SR)20 Nanocluster and Stable Structures”, Yuxiang Chen, Chong Liu, Qing Tang, Chenjie Zeng, Tatsuya Higaki, Anindita Das, De-en Jiang, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1482–1485.
  131. “Peeling the Core-Shell Au25 Nanocluster by Reverse Ligand-Exchange”, Man-Bo Li, Shi-Kai Tian, Zhikun Wu, and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 1022–1025.
  132. “Gold Quantum Boxes: On the Periodicities and the Quantum Confinement in the Au28, Au36, Au44 and Au52 Magic Series”, Zeng, Chenjie; Chen, Yuxiang; Iida, Kenji; Nobusada, Katsuyuki; Kirschbaum, Kristin; Lambright, Kelly; Jin, Rongchao. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3950–3953.  
  133. “Effects of single atom doping on the ultrafast electron dynamics of M1Au24(SR)18 (M = Pd, Pt) nanoclusters”, Meng Zhou, Huifeng Qian, Matthew Y. Sfeir, Katsuyuki Nobusada and Rongchao Jin, Nanoscale 2016, 8, 7163–7171.
  134. “Heavily doped Au25-xAgx(SC6H11)18- nanoclusters: silver goes from the core to the surface”, Qi Li, Shuxin Wang, Kristin Kirschbaum, Kelly Lambright, Anindita Das and Rongchao Jin, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5194–5197.
  135. “L-Arginine-Triggered Self-Assembly of CeO2 Nanosheaths on Palladium Nanoparticles in Water”, X Wang, Y Zhang, S Song, X Yang, Z Wang, R Jin, H Zhang, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 4542–4546.
  136. “All-thiolate-protected silver and silver-rich alloy nanoclusters with atomic precision: stable sizes, structural characterization and optical properties”, Renxi Jin, Shuo Zhao, Yan Xing, Rongchao Jin, CrystEngComm 2016, 18, 3996–4005.
  137. “Ultrathin g-C3N4 Nanosheets Coupled with AgIO3 as Highly Efficient Heterostructured Photocatalysts for Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity”, Y Li, K Li, Y Yang, L Li, Y Xing, S Song, R Jin, M Li, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17739–17747.
  138. “Controlling the Atomic Structure of Au30 Nanoclusters by a Ligand-Based Strategy”, Tatsuya Higaki, Chong Liu, Chenjie Zeng, Renxi Jin, Yuxiang Chen, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6694–6697.
  139. “On the functional role of the cerium oxide support in the Au38(SR)24/CeO2 catalyst for CO oxidation”, Jacob Good, Paul N. Duchesne, Peng Zhang, William Koshut, Meng Zhou, Rongchao Jin, Catal. Today 2017, 280, 239–245.
  140. “Ultrasmall Palladium Nanoclusters as Effective Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, Shuo Zhao, Hui Zhang, Stephen D. House, Renxi Jin, Judith Yang, Rongchao Jin. ChemElectroChem 2016, 3, 1225–1229.
  141. “Atomic Structure of Self-Assembled Monolayer of Thiolates on a Tetragonal Au92 Nanocrystal”, Chenjie Zeng, Chong Liu, Yuxiang Chen, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8710–8713.
  142. “Silicon Nanoparticles with Surface Nitrogen: 90% Quantum Yield with Narrow Luminescence Bandwidth (FWHM~40 nm) and the General Ligand Structure Based PL Energy Law”, Qi Li, Meng Zhou, Hadi Abroshan, Jingchun Huang, Hyung J. Kim, Zhengzhong Shao and Rongchao Jin. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 8385–8393.
  143. “Evolution from the Plasmon to Exciton State in Ligand-Protected Atomically Precise Gold Nanoparticles”, Zhou, M.; Zeng, C.; Chen, Y.; Zhao, S.; Sfeir, M. Y.; Zhu, M; Jin, R. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13240.
  144. “Titania-Supported Palladium/Strontium Nanoparticles (Pd/Sr-NPs@P25) for Photocatalytic H2 Production from Water Splitting”, Hussain, Ejaz; Majeed, Imran; Nadeem, M. Amtiaz; Badshah, Amin; Chen, Yuxiang; Nadeem, Muhammad Arif; Jin, Rongchao. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 17205−17213.
  145. “Controlling the Crystalline Phases (FCC, HCP and BCC) of Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanoclusters by Ligand-Based Strategies”, Tatsuya Higaki, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Ejaz Hussaina, and Rongchao Jin. CrystEngComm. 2016, 18, 6979–6986.
  146. “Ultrasmall Au10 clusters anchored on pyramid-capped rectangular TiO2 for olefin oxidation”, Li, L.; Huang, S.; Song, J.; Yang, N.; Liu, J.; Chen, Y.; Sun, Y.; Jin, R.; Zhu, Y. Nano Res. 2016, 9,  1182–1192.
  147. “Characterization of Emissive States for Structurally Precise Au25(SC8H9)180 Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoclusters Using Magnetophotoluminescence Spectroscopy”, Green, Thomas; Herbert, Patrick; Yi, Chongyue; Zeng, Chenjie; McGill, Stephen; Jin, Rongchao; Knappenberger, Kenneth. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 17784–17790.
  148. “Tailoring the Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Au25 Nanoclusters via Ligand Engineering”, Gao Li, Hadi Abroshan, Chong Liu, Shuo Zhuo, Yan Xie, Hyung J. Kim, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin, ACS Nano 2016, 10, 7998–8005.
  149. “Atomically Precise Colloidal Metal Nanoclusters and Nanoparticles: Fundamentals and Opportunities”, Rongchao Jin, Chenjie Zeng, Meng Zhou, Yuxiang Chen. Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 10346–10413.
  150. “Establishing Porosity Gradients within Metal-Organic Frameworks Using Partial Postsynthetic Ligand Exchange”, Liu, C; Zeng, C; Luo, T. Y.; Merg, A. D.; Jin, R; Rosi, N. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12045–12048.
  151. “Mechanistic Insights from Atomically Precise Gold Nanocluster-Catalyzed Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol”, Shuo Zhao, Anindita Das, Hui Zhang, Renxi Jin, Yongbo Song, Rongchao Jin. Progress in Natural Science: Materials International. 2016, 26, 483–486.
  152. “Highly Efficient Three-Component Coupling Reaction Catalysed by Atomically Precise Ligand-Protected Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 Nanoclusters”, Qi Li, Anindita Das, Shuxin Wang, Yuxiang Chen, Rongchao Jin. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 14298–14301.
  153. “Beyond the staple motif: a new order at the thiolate-gold interface”, Guoxiang Hu, Rongchao Jin and De-en Jiang, Nanoscale 2016, 8, 20103–20110.
  154. “Enhanced Emission from Single Isolated Gold Quantum Dots Investigated Using Two-Photon-Excited Fluorescence Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy”, Neranga Abeyasinghe, Santosh Kumar, Kai Sun, John F. Mansfield, Rongchao Jin and Theodore Goodson III. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 16299–16307.
  155. “Macroscopic Foam-Like Holey Ultrathin g-C3N4 Nanosheets for Drastic Improvement of Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity”, Li, Y.; Jin, R.; Xing, Y.; Li, J.; Song, S.; Liu, X.; Li, M.; Jin, R. Advanced Energy Materials 2016, 6, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201601273.
  156. “Emergence of hierarchical structural complexities in nanoparticles and their assembly”, Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Kristin Kirschbaum, Kelly J. Lambright, Rongchao Jin. Science 2016, 354, 1580–1584.
  157. “Ultrafast Relaxation Dynamics of Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 Nanoclusters and Effects of Structural Isomerism”, Zhou, Meng; Tian, Shubo; Zeng, Chenjie; Sfeir, Matthew; Wu, Zhikun; Jin, Rongchao. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 121, 10686–10693.
  158. “The tetrahedral structure and luminescence properties of Bi-metallic Pt1Ag28(SR)18(PPh3)4 nanocluster”, Xi Kang, Meng Zhou, Shuxin Wang, Shan Jin, Guodong Sun, Manzhou Zhu and Rongchao Jin. Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 2581–2587
  159. “Gold Nanoclusters Promote Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation at the Nanocluster/CoSe2 Interface”, Shuo Zhao, Renxi Jin, Hadi Abroshan, Chenjie Zeng, Hui Zhang, Stephen D. House, Eric Gottlieb, Hyung J. Kim, Judith C. Yang and Rongchao Jin, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2017, 139, 1077–1080.
  160. “Surface Engineering of Au36(SR)24 Nanoclusters for Photoluminescence Enhancement”, Ashley Kim, Chenjie Zeng, Meng Zhou, Rongchao Jin. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201600388.
  161. “Molecular “Surgery” on a 23-Gold-Atom Nanoparticle”, Qi Li, Tian-Yi Luo, Michael G. Taylor, Shuxin Wang, Xiaofan Zhu, Yongbo Song, Giannis Mpourmpakis, Nathaniel L. Rosi and Rongchao Jin. Science Advances 2017, 3, e1603193.
  162. “Oxidation-Induced Transformation of Eight-Electron Gold Nanoclusters: [Au23(SR)16] to [Au28(SR)20]0”, Tatsuya Higaki, Chong Liu, Yuxiang Chen, Shuo Zhao, Chenjie Zeng, Renxi Jin, Shuxin Wang, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 866–870.
  163. “Chiral Gold Nanoclusters: Atomic Level Origins of Chirality”, Chenjie Zeng, Rongchao Jin. Chem. Asian J. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700023.
  164. “Molecular-like Transformation from PhSe-Protected Au25 to Au23 Nanocluster and its Application”, Yongbo Song, Hadi Abroshan, Jinsong Chai, Xi Kang, Hyung Kim, Manzhou Zhu, Rongchao Jin. Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 3055–3061.
  165. “Electron Localization in Rod-Shaped Tri-icosahedral Gold Nanocluster”, Meng Zhou, Renxi Jin, Matthew Y. Sfeir, Yuxiang Chen, Yongbo Song, Rongchao Jin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2017, 114, E4697–E4705.
  166. “Site-selective Substitution of Gold Atoms in the Au24(SR)20 Nanocluster by Silver”, Qi Li, Michael  G Taylor, Kristin Kirschbaum, Kelly Lambright, Xiaofan Zhu, Giannis  Mpourmpakis, Rongchao Jin. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2017, 505, 1202–1207.
  167. “Tailoring the Structure of 58-Electron Gold Nanoclusters: Au103S2(S-Nap)41 and its Implications”, Tatsuya Higaki, Chong Liu, Meng Zhou, Tian-Yi Luo, Nathaniel L. Rosi, Rongchao Jin. J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2017, 139, 9994–10001.
  168. “Shuttling Single Metal Atom into and out of a Metal Nanoparticle”, Shuxin Wang, Hadi Abroshan, Chong Liu, Tian-Yi Luo, Manzhou Zhu, Hyung J. Kim, Nathaniel L. Rosi, and Rongchao Jin. Nature Communications 2017, in press.
  169. “Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters Accelerate Hydrogen Evolution over MoS2 Nanosheets: The Dual Interfacial Effect”, Shuo Zhao, Renxi Jin, Yongbo Song, Hui Zhang, Stephen D. House, Judith C. Yang, Rongchao Jin. Small, 2017, doi: 10.1002/smll.201701519.
  170. “Evolution of Excited State Dynamics in Periodic Au28, Au36, Au44 and Au52 Nanoclusters”, Meng Zhou, Chenjie Zeng, Matthew Y. Sfeir, Mircea Cotlet, Kenji Iida, Katsuyuki Nobusada, Rongchao Jin. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 4023–4030.

Prior Publications (selected)

  1. “Correlating second harmonic optical responses of single Ag nanoparticles with morphology”, Jin, R.; Jureller, J.E.; Kim, H.Y.; Scherer, N.F. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 12482.
  2. “Synthesis of open-ended, cylindrical Au-Ag alloy nanostructures on a Si/SiOx surface”, Zhang, H.; Jin, R.; Mirkin, C.A. Nano Lett., 2004, 4, 1493.
  3. “Thermally-induced formation of atomic Au clusters and conversion into nanocubes”, Jin, R.; Egusa, S.; Scherer, N.F. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 9900.
  4. “Controlling anisotropic nanoparticle growth through plasmon excitation”, Jin, R.; Cao, Y.W.;  Hao, E.; Metraux, G.S.; Schatz, G.C.; Mirkin, C.A.; Nature, 2003, 425, 487.
  5. “Raman dye-labeled nanoparticle probes for proteins”, Cao, Y.C.; Jin, R.; Nam, J.M.; Thaxton, C.S.; Mirkin, C.A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 14676.
  6. “Nanoparticles with Raman spectroscopic fingerprints for DNA and RNA detection”, Cao, Y.W.; Jin, R.; Mirkin, C.A. Science, 2002, 297, 1536.
  7. “What controls the melting properties of DNA-linked nanoparticle assemblies?” Jin, R.; Wu, G.S.; Li, Z.; Mirkin, C.A.; Schatz, G.C. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 125, 1643.
  8. “Photoinduced conversion of silver nanospheres to nanoprisms”, Jin, R.; Cao, Y.W.; Mirkin, C.A.; Kelly, K.L.; Schatz, G.C.; Zheng, J.G. Science, 2001, 294, 1901.
  9. “DNA-modified core-shell Ag/Au nanoparticles”, Cao, Y.W.; Jin, R.; Mirkin C.A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 7961.
  10. “Mechanism of catalytic partial oxidation of methane to syngas over Ni/Al2O3 catalysts”, Jin, R.; Chen, Y.X.; Li, W.Z.; Cui, W.; Ji, Y.Y.; Yu, C.Y.; Jiang, Y. Appl. Catal., 2000, 201, 71.